On the Advantage and Disadvantage of History for Life (Hackett Classics)On the Advantage and Disadvantage of History for Life (Hackett Classics)
Friedrich Nietzsche
(Part II of Thoughts Out of Season) ...
Number of pages: 70 | Publication Date: 1980-06-15 | ISBN-13: 9780915144945

Life, Death, and MeaningLife, Death, and Meaning
Do our lives have meaning? Should we create more people? Is death bad? Should we commit suicide? Would it be better to be immortal? Should we be optimistic or pessimistic? Since Life, Death, and Meaning: Key Philosophical Readings on the Big Questions first appeared, David Benatar's distinctive anthology designed to introduce students to the key ex ...
Number of pages: 484 | Publication Date: 2016-03-28 | ISBN-13: 9781442258334

The Philosophical BabyThe Philosophical Baby
Alison Gopnik
In the last decade there has been a revolution in our understanding of the minds of infants and young children. We used to believe that babies were irrational, and that their thinking and experience were limited. Now Alison Gopnik ― a leading psychologist and philosopher, as well as a mother ― explains the cutting-edge scientific and psychologi ...
Number of pages: 304 | Publication Date: 2010-07-06 | ISBN-13: 9780312429843

The Way of Nature and the Way of GraceThe Way of Nature and the Way of Grace
Amid all the controversy, criticism, and celebration of Terrence Malick's award-winning film The Tree of Life, what do we really understand of it? The Way of Nature and the Way of Grace thoughtfully engages the philosophical riches of life, culture, time, and the sacred through Malick's film. This innovative collection traverses the relationships a ...
Number of pages: 264 | Publication Date: 2016-06-15 | ISBN-13: 9780810132542

On LifeOn Life
Nicholas J. Pappas
'Do you believe we can know the truth about all things, or are there things we simply can never know the truth about?' This quote from On Life captures the spirit of the book. In it, four friends Director, Friend, Artist, and Scientist pursue, in short dialogues, the truth about such topics as love, happiness, madness, belief, and pleasure. The cha ...
Number of pages: 226 | Publication Date: 2015-03-12 | ISBN-13: 9781628941326

Life, Death, and MeaningLife, Death, and Meaning
David Benatar
Do our lives have meaning? Should we create more people? Is death bad? Should we commit suicide? Would it be better to be immortal? Should we be optimistic or pessimistic? Since Life, Death, and Meaning: Key Philosophical Readings on the Big Questions first appeared, David Benatar's distinctive anthology designed to introduce students to the key ex ...
Number of pages: 472 | Publication Date: 2010-01-16 | ISBN-13: 9781442201705

Exploring the Life of the SoulExploring the Life of the Soul
John Hanwell Riker
In this book, John Hanwell Riker develops and expands the conceptual framework of self psychology in order to offer contemporary readers a naturalistic ground for adopting an ethical way of being in the world. Riker stresses the need to find a balance between mature narcissism and ethics, to address and understand differences among people, and to r ...
Number of pages: 194 | Publication Date: 2017-02-03 | ISBN-13: 9781498543903

The Affirmation of LifeThe Affirmation of Life
Bernard Reginster
Among all the great thinkers of the past two hundred years, Nietzsche continues to occupy a special place--not only for a broad range of academics but also for members of a wider public, who find some of their most pressing existential concerns addressed in his works. Central among these concerns is the question of the meaning of a life characteriz ...
Number of pages: 336 | Publication Date: 2009-02-28 | ISBN-13: 9780674030640

Technology and the Character of Contemporary LifeTechnology and the Character of Contemporary Life
Albert Borgmann
Blending social analysis and philosophy, Albert Borgmann maintains that technology creates a controlling pattern in our lives. This pattern, discernible even in such an inconspicuous action as switching on a stereo, has global effects: it sharply divides life into labor and leisure, it sustains the industrial democracies, and it fosters the view th ...
Number of pages: 310 | Publication Date: 1987-03-15 | ISBN-13: 9780226066295

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